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Ep. 31  /  Ibec Voices

The Irish Techscape: Exploring Ireland’s Digital Adoption and Economy

In this episode, Una Fitzpatrick of Technology Ireland is joined by Marie Treacy and Enda Doyle from EY Ireland to discuss the importance of attracting and retaining FDI in Ireland and the role of technology adoption by business in this effort.

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Ep. 23  /  KC Connect

Public Holidays that fall on a Weekend.

In this episode, Linda Reid, Senior Employer Relations Executive and Lorraine Parkes, Senior Employer Relations Team Lead, discuss entitlements when a public holiday falls at the weekend.

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Ep. 34  /  Ibec Responds

Better Care, Better Business

In this episode, Nikki Gallagher, Head of Public Affairs at Ibec speaks to colleague Kara McGann, Head of Skills and Social Policy, regarding our recent 'Better Care, Better Business' report.

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Ep. 22  /  KC Connect

The Code of Practice on the Right to Request Remote and Right to Request Flexible Working.

Linda Reid and Pauline O’Hare discuss the Code of Practice on the right to request remote and right to request flexible working and steps that may be taken to comply with the provision of the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Act of 2023.

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Ep. 30  /  Ibec Responds

Reaction to Budget Day 2024

In this episode of Ibec Responds, Ibec economists, Ger Brady and Hazel Ahern-Flynn sit down to discuss their reaction to this year's budget which showed ambition in terms of investment and establishment of schemes for SME's and startups.

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Ep. 20  /  Ibec Voices

Exploring Ireland's Women in Finance Charter

Patricia Callan, Director of Financial Services Ireland at Ibec, speaks to Minister of State, Seán Fleming, Fernando Vicario, CEO of Bank of America Europe DAC and Country Executive for Ireland, and Emer O’Byrne, Interim Chief Underwriting Officer of FBD Insurance.

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Ep. 29  /  Ibec Responds

Safeguarding Ireland's competitiveness: Budget 2024

In this episode of Ibec Responds, Ibec Chief Economist, Ger Brady and Executive Director of Employer Relations, Maeve McElwee sit down to discuss upcoming budget and the far-reaching impact of increasing labour costs for businesses.

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Ep. 22  /  Ibec Responds

COP27: Reflections with Minister Eamon Ryan

In the final episode of our Ibec Responds mini-series on COP27, Fergal O’Brien, Ibec Executive Director of Lobbying and Influence, sits down with Minister Eamon Ryan, Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications and Minister for Transport.

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